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HOW CAN I USE MY IPAD FOR BUSINESS AND PRESENTATIONS?

With the introduction of the iPad, technology made a drastic change. It only makes sense that the iPad be integrated into presentations. There are now many different apps available that will not only make your life easier as a planner, but also help create professional, creative presentations sure to wow your audience; everything from Event…

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NEWS FROM MPI WORLD EDUCATION CONGRESS 2012

On Sunday,  MPI announced a revolutionary strategic partnership Hospitality Sales and Marketing International (HSMAI) that leverages both organizations’ knowledge, training, professional development and marketplace opportunities to enhance their respective members’ experience, value and industry relevance. In this new partnership, MPI will provide its industry leading education for meeting planners at certain HSMAI events, and HSMAI…

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MEETING PLANNERS EXPECTING SIGNIFICANT INDUSTRY GROWTH

In a recent article in Successful Meetings,  Matt Alderton summarized the findings of the IMEX America Index of Optimism, released recently by The IMEX Group. It shows that Meeting Planners are looking forward to increases in budget and total meetings. As much as 58% of planners saw a slight increase in budget while about 8% saw…

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GET RESULTS!

It used to be that event organizers handled all the planning, execution and logistics of a meeting and left the rest of the coordination to the executives and the sales team. But in today’s competitive and digital environment, this is no longer the case. Sales reps want qualified leads and C-Suite management demand measurements to…

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GET TO KNOW MPI’S NEWEST CEO

In April, MPI named Paul Van Deventer as the association’s new CEO and president. Did you know that Mr. Van Deventer is involved in many “extra-curricular activities” such as his children’s school board, an educational facility for inner city children in Detroit, and a homless shelter? He may be a busy man, but he is…

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